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How To Use Google Chrome On Your Daydream VR Headset

Google Chrome is finally available to download on Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo headsets. Chrome supports WebVR standards, which means the number of VR experiences on the web should keep users pretty busy.

Tech July 31, 2018

Free Amazon Echo Spot? Apparently Too Good To Be True

For a brief time, the white version of the Amazon Echo Spot was listed at $0. Unfortunately for customers who were able to order the free smart speaker, the offer was too good to be true.

Tech July 31, 2018

WhatsApp Finally Gets Group Video And Voice Calling

Group video and voice calls are now possible in WhatsApp. The company says the feature is rolling out now, and like every interaction in the app, it’s going to have end-to-end encryption.

Tech July 31, 2018

Mozilla Firefox Rebranding In The Works With Lots Of New Logos: Which Ones Do You Like?

Mozilla Firefox is rebranding to include in its identity not just the web browser, but also the variety of internet products that it offers. Mozilla revealed two design systems of 12 icons each to show what it is talking about.

Tech July 31, 2018

2018 iPhone Leaks: Here's Our First Look At The iPhone X Plus And Budget iPhone X

Infamous leaker Benjamin Geskin uploaded pictures that allegedly show dummy units of the iPhone X Plus and the budget iPhone X. The two 2018 iPhone models look very similar to the current iPhone X, but with certain differences.

Tech July 31, 2018

Walmart Is Really Serious About Building A Video Streaming Service To Rival Netflix

Walmart is moving ahead with its plan to create a video streaming service. It has apparently hired the former CEO of cable company Epix to kickstart development.

Tech July 31, 2018

Amazon Studios Won’t Let People Vote For TV Show Pilots Anymore, But Here’s Why That’s A Good Thing

Amazon Studios will no longer use Prime Video subscriber votes as a determining factor to picking up shows. Is that such a bad thing, though?

Tech July 30, 2018

YouTube Dark Mode Now Available On Android: Here’s How To Turn It On

YouTube’s dark mode is now finally available for Android users after first coming to the iOS version of the app. It’s not really that ‘dark,’ though.

Tech July 30, 2018

Next iPad Pro To Get Face ID, But Lose Headphone Jack

Apple’s next iPad Pro will be a bit smaller than the current model, but it will have the same screen size, according to a new round of rumors. It might get Face ID as well, but lose the headphone jack.

Tech July 30, 2018

New Google Pixel 3 Leaks: Photos Of White Variant, Pixel Stand, And Wireless Charging

The latest Google Pixel 3 rumors and leaks reveal more information about the upcoming Android smartphone. They include photos of the Pixel 3 Clearly White variant, the Pixel Stand accessory, and the wireless charging feature.

Tech July 30, 2018

Verizon Will Give You Ad-Blocking VPN For $4 A Month

Verizon’s new Safe Wi-Fi VPN service lets customers protect up to 10 devices with VPN just for $4 a month. However, it’s hard to imagine anyone trusting Verizon again after its many blunders.

Tech July 29, 2018

Facebook Now Rolling Out Downvote System To More Users

Facebook has resumed wider testing for its new upvote and downvote system. Instead of disliking a comment, users will be able to cast votes a la Reddit.

Tech July 28, 2018

LinkedIn Adds Voice Messaging Feature Because Why Not

LinkedIn has officially enabled voice messaging on its app. Co-workers can now send each other minute-long voice clips — but the question is, would they even want to?

Tech July 28, 2018

Scheduled Routines Now Rolling Out On Google Assistant: Here’s How To Use It

Scheduled routines is finally coming to Google Assistant. With it, users can set routines that automatically go off even without asking Google to do them.

Tech July 28, 2018

Fortnite For Android To Be Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Exclusive, But Only For A Little While

Epic Games is finally bringing ‘Fortnite’ to Android — as a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 exclusive. Samsung’s latest handset will apparently be marketed as a gaming beast, and it’ll need Fortnite as proof.

Tech July 27, 2018

Google Will Now Recommend Events Near You Based On Your Interests

Google is making it easier for users to check out what’s happening around town. Search now displays nearby events in a clean, convenient layout, and it brings up personalized recommendations as well.

Tech July 27, 2018

Huawei Wants To Launch A Foldable Smartphone Before Samsung

Huawei is apparently planning for a limited-run production of foldable smartphones just to be the first to come up with such a device. It wants to beat Samsung, which is also planning to release a foldable handset.

Tech July 27, 2018

Samsung Unveils The World’s First ‘Unbreakable’ OLED Display

Samsung has developed the world’s first unbreakable OLED display, which survived 26 consecutive drops. When will it appear on smartphones and other electronic devices, though?

Tech July 27, 2018

Attention, Samsung Gear VR Users: You Can Now Download The YouTube VR App

Practically all major VR platforms have had YouTube VR for quite some time, save for the Gear VR headset. That changes now as the app finally becomes available for Samsung’s wearable, along with new content.

Tech July 26, 2018

Google, After Proving That Physical Security Keys Work Wonders, Will Soon Start Selling One

Google claimed that none of its employees have been victimized by a phishing attack since they started using physical security keys. Google believes in the device so much that it will soon start selling its own, the Titan Security Key.

Tech July 26, 2018

Google Allegedly Slowing Down YouTube On Purpose When Using Firefox

YouTube is definitely slower on other browsers. That’s because the redesigned YouTube relies on a special element only found on Chrome, but thankfully, there’s an easy fix.

Tech July 26, 2018

How Amazon Ensures Only The Closest Alexa Device Responds To Your Voice Commands

Amazon’s clever Echo Spatial Perception technology has now moved to the cloud. That means all Alexa-enabled devices, whether they’re from Amazon or not, will be able to tell which is closest to the person making commands.

Tech July 26, 2018

Apple Is Officially Removing Qualcomm Components From iPhones Beginning This Year

Apple is ready to ditch Qualcomm components from future iPhones, relying instead on Intel for the parts. The move is the latest development in Apple and Qualcomm’s nasty legal battle over royalties.

Tech July 26, 2018

Facebook Watch Party Lets You Watch Videos With Friends

You can now watch Facebook videos with friends thanks to a new feature called Watch Party. Some caveats, however: you can only watch videos that are already on Facebook, and the feature only works in Groups for now.

Tech July 26, 2018

Rumored 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone To Come In Entirely New Colors

Apple will experiment with more iPhone colors again, a new report suggested. The rumored 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will apparently come in never-before-seen colorways such as flash yellow and bright orange.

Tech July 25, 2018

John McAfee Will Give $100,000 If You Can Hack His Crypto-Wallet

Anyone who can break into John McAfee’s supposedly unhackable Bitfi crypto-wallet will get $100,000. However, both companies have made it clear that this is not a bounty program.

Tech July 25, 2018

Apple Admits That The 2018 MacBook Pro Is Being Throttled But Says A Fix Is Coming

Apple has released an update that addresses thermal throttling issues on the new MacBook Pro. It claims a software bug is responsible for reported underperformance and heat issues but that older models remain unaffected.

Tech July 25, 2018

Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit Allows Kids To Create Their Own Magic Wands

The Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit combines the magical 'Harry Potter' franchise with coding education for children. Through the system, kids will be able to create their own spells, with a wand that contains a small computer and electronic sensors.

Tech July 25, 2018

Google Chrome Now Warns You When Visiting Unencrypted Sites

Google Chrome will be more aggressive about encryption going forward. HTTP sites will now be labeled as 'Not Secure' each time a user visits them.

Tech July 25, 2018

No Google Employee Has Fallen Prey To Phishing Since They Started Using These $20 Devices

Physical security keys, such as Yubico's YubiKey Security Key, have protected all Google employees from phishing attacks since early 2017. Here is how the $20 devices work as an alternative approach to two-factor authentication.

Tech July 24, 2018

The Rumored Samsung Galaxy Watch Leaks In Full: Check It Out

The Galaxy Watch is Samsung’s next-generation smartwatch, rumored to feature Bixby and run on Tizen, not Android Wear. Samsung just accidentally leaked photos of the device, by the way.

Tech July 24, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Price Will Likely Start At $1,000, Says New Leak

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be more expensive than the Galaxy Note 8, according to a new leak from Europe. The smartphone's starting price may reach four figures, like Apple's iPhone X.

Tech July 24, 2018

Qualcomm Unveils New Smartphone Antenna That Could Finally Make Everyone’s 5G Dreams Come True

Qualcomm just cleared a big hurdle blocking our path to true 5G innovation. The chipmaker just unveiled its new QTM052 mmWave component that’ll be able to accurately pinpoint the nearest 5G tower.

Tech July 24, 2018

Sony Unveils The Highest-Resolution Camera On A Smartphone Ever

Sony has pushed the smartphone camera envelope once again. The company just unveiled its new 48-megapixel IMX586 sensor and explained how such a tiny component will be able to capture excellent photos.

Tech July 24, 2018

Samsung To Unveil Wireless Charger Than Can Juice Up Two Devices At A Time

Samsung’s new wireless charger has just leaked ahead of the Unpacked event on Aug. 9. It’s called the Wireless Charger Duo, and it can power two devices at the same time.

Tech July 24, 2018

HomePod Reportedly Getting Major Siri Features In Next Update: Phone Call Support, Find My iPhone, And Multiple Timers

Soon, the Apple HomePod won’t be merely a glorified Bluetooth speaker. According to the latest beta that’s been seeded to a number of employees, Apple’s premium speaker is about to get important Siri features.

Tech July 23, 2018

iPhone Banned In India? It May Happen, If Apple Doesn't Give In To The Government

Apple is struggling with iPhone sales in India, but it may face an even bigger issue soon. The government may ban iPhones if Apple continues to refuse approval for an anti-spam app developed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

Tech July 23, 2018

Samsung Reportedly Plans To Merge Galaxy S And Note Series After Note 9

The Galaxy Note 9 could be the last Note handset. Samsung is reportedly going to merge the Note series with the S line if Note 9 sales disappoint.

Tech July 23, 2018

Snap Inc. Will Shut Down Snapcash On Aug. 30

Snapcash will officially be punted into the sunset at the end of August, Snap Inc. has confirmed. The feature lets users split bills between friends, and also pay for explicit content.

Tech July 23, 2018

Is Google Fuchsia Eventually Going To Replace Android?

Fuchsia is one of Google’s most mysterious experiments, believed to be a unified operating system that could one day replace both Android and Chrome OS. Is that really what’s going to happen, though?

Tech July 21, 2018

Facebook Is Developing Its Own Internet Satellite, Reportedly Launching Next Year

Emails between the FCC and a firm reveal that Facebook is developing satellite internet. Project Athena, proposed to launch in 2019, will provide internet to underserved areas in the world.

Tech July 21, 2018

Facebook Will Be More Aggressive About Its Underage Policy

In response to a documentary that revealed Facebook’s lax attitude toward verification of underage users, the company has pledged to be more aggressive about enforcing its policies on underage accounts. Going forward, they will be deleted immediately.

Tech July 20, 2018

Google Unveils AI Technology That Makes GIFs Out Of Your Dance Moves

In Google’s latest experiment called Move Mirror, artificial intelligence looks at your various poses and searches for images just like it. Yes, it’s possible to generate GIFs of it.

Tech July 20, 2018

Buyer, Beware: This $100 Fake iPhone X Is A Security Nightmare

Motherboard investigated a $100 fake iPhone X that one of its writers purchased in China. The counterfeit iPhone X looked like the real thing, but it was discovered to be filled with malware and backdoors.

Tech July 20, 2018

LG V40 ThinQ Rumored To Arrive This October With Triple-Camera System

The LG V40 ThinQ will be launched at this year’s IFA show and officially released in October, a new report says. It will also have a triple-camera system, similar to the Huawei P20 Pro.

Tech July 20, 2018

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